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Research line

The central research line of the group is linked to Commons, and more concretely Commons as organizational form of production (Commons-based peer production or CBPP). Other terms adopted in certain occasions to refer to CBPP are collaborative economy or social innovation.  Commons are approached from three perspectives:

Commons economics

Emergence and implications of the common-based peer production, economical innovation, digital social economy, and the configuration of a new production model based on open knowledge.

Commons politics

Political innovation in emerging areas of public policy, conflict and social mobilization associated to the regulation on commons economics, ICTs and the conditions of access and reuse of information and knowledge.

Commons future

Governance dilemmas and commons potential scenarios linked to highly innovative frontier open up by technological development.